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Akorbi’s Summit Sponsorship Spotlights Need for Qualified ASL Interpreters in Healthcare Settings

Arlington Heights, Illinois, March 31, 2022 – 2axend is pleased to announce Akorbi as one of its Ascending Sponsors for the 2022 Deaf in Healthcare Summit for Interpreters taking place on April 8-10, 2022. Organized on the theme, “Ascending in the New Normal,” this virtual summit is designed to provide American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters …

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Translation into Creole, But… Which One?

On many occasions, we receive client requests to translate into creole. It could take some digging to understand that complying with such a request without raising a question can put us in a tight spot. A perfect example of this difficulty happened a couple of years back, when we provided “French Creole” as a translation, …

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Akorbi Appoints Lara Daly Chief Revenue Officer

Lara Daly adds to the impressive lineup of female leaders at Akorbi as the new Chief Revenue Officer.  Plano, Texas, February 3, 2022 – Akorbi is pleased to announce Lara Daly has been named to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer. Her overall responsibility will be to integrate and align all revenue-related functions …

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U.S. Hispanic Business Council Announces Claudia Mirza as a Member of the Board

Washington, February 1, 2022 – The United States Hispanic Business Council (USHBC) announced today the appointment of Claudia Mirza, CEO of Akorbi, to its Board of Directors. With over 25 years of experience, Claudia Mirza has grown her Texas-based company, Akorbi, into the largest female-owned language company in the United States. Launched in 2003, Akorbi helps clients overcome language …

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Akorbi Ranks Again on WPO’s 50 Fastest-Growing Women Owned Companies List

Plano, Texas, December 2, 2021 — The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) has announced the 2021 Women 2 Watch, a list of the fastest-growing WPO members from around the world. These companies applied for the 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies™ and are experiencing significant revenue growth as they reach new levels of success. Claudia Mirza, CEO and …

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Canadian French and Its Differences from European French

When clients specify that the translation they need is into Canadian French, we assume that this is because there are marked differences with French from Europe, like terminology, grammar, punctuation, pronunciation, etc. Nothing new under the sun… However, there is something quite peculiar to Canadian French that is well worth sharing. This goes beyond linguistic …

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Akorbi Digital Acquires Fujitsu RunMyProcess

Akorbi Digital announces the successful acquisition of the leading low-code process automation platform RunMyProcess from Fujitsu Limited. Paris, France May 25, 2021 – Akorbi Digital, a part of the Akorbi group of companies, announced today the successful acquisition of Fujitsu RunMyProcess (RMP), a French company owned by Fujitsu Limited. In a seamless transition, Akorbi Digital …

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Akorbi Names Todd Torman Vice President of Virtual Interpretation

Industry veteran Todd Torman joins Akorbi to focus on growth of over-the-phone interpretation and technology offerings. Plano, TX (April 15, 2021) – Todd Torman has been appointed Vice President of Virtual Interpretation at Akorbi, a U.S.-based group of companies specializing in language, technology and global workforce solutions. In addition to overseeing strategic growth initiatives for …

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Inc. 5000 Regionals: Texas Awards Akorbi as One of the Fastest-Growing Companies

With over 40% growth since 2017, Akorbi is named one of the fastest-growing privately owned businesses in Texas. Akorbi, a Plano-based group of companies specializing in language, technology and workforce solutions, has been ranked #232 on the 2021 Inc. 5000 Regional Texas Awards. This award recognizes the fastest-growing companies in the state of Texas. Since …

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